David Blaine - Quotes

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But as they say about sharks, it's not the ones you see that you have to worry about, it's the ones you don't see. ---->>>

I hope people remember me as a guy who brought magic to the people. You know, pushed the boundaries of wonder.

I hope people remember me as a guy who brought magic to the people. You know, pushed the boundaries of wonder.

I don't think you can say something is or isn't magic. That's what was cool about Houdini, because he was a magician who had a magic show, but he was also an escape artist, and they kind of, over time, blended together. They both kind of enhance each other, I think. ---->>>

In truth, the only restrictions on our capacity to astonish ourselves and each other are imposed by our own minds. ---->>>

Magic's an art where you use slight of hand or illusion to create wonder. And I was just intrigued with that idea. ---->>>

I was obsessed with the idea of fasting and isolation. ---->>>

Whether you're shuffling a deck of cards or holding your breath, magic is pretty simple: It comes down to training, practice, and experimentation, followed up by ridiculous pursuit and relentless perseverance. ---->>>

I just believe that the feeling of wonder is amazing. I am pushing myself as far as I can humanly push myself... I can only hope for the best and expect the worse. ---->>>

My mother encouraged it so much. She was so supportive. Even if as a kid, I would do the dumbest trick, which now that I look back on some things, she would love it, she would say that's amazing, or if I'd make the ugliest drawing, she would hang it up. She was amazing.

My mother encouraged it so much. She was so supportive. Even if as a kid, I would do the dumbest trick, which now that I look back on some things, she would love it, she would say that's amazing, or if I'd make the ugliest drawing, she would hang it up. She was amazing.

Basically, I was a kid growing up with a single mother in Brooklyn. ---->>>

My only fear is the unknown. ---->>>

I believe that fear of life brings a greater fear of death. ---->>>

I consider myself a showman, and I love magic, and I love art, and I love performance, and they're all separate. ---->>>

My mother was a teacher, and when she wanted to show me art and literature and science, she'd take me to museums, parks and free exhibitions. ---->>>

I think anybody can do any of these if they train. I don't recommend it, but anybody could do it if there was a need. ---->>>

I think everything I do is normal, not paranormal but normal. It's using the power of the mind to achieve whatever we can endure. ---->>>

I think that when Evel Knievel crashed over the fountain at Caesar's, it kind of gave you a credibility and then anticipation for everything he did. ---->>>

I thought instead of burying myself under dirt, I'd bury myself under water so everybody could see that you're there. ---->>>

I'd go to Coney Island to hang out, and I saw a magician doing a rope trick on the boardwalk. I was fascinated. I guess that's how it started. ---->>>

We are all capable of infinitely more than we believe. ---->>>

As a kid I used to hold my breath longer than anybody else, and then I heard stories about people accidently underwater for 45 minutes - how do you recover from that? It's not a miracle. Something allows us to survive. ---->>>

I remember finding a Houdini book at the library and seeing an image of him chained on the side of a building. He looked so intense and scary, and I couldn't get that image out of my head. That started building up my love of magic. ---->>>

I remember my mother had this deck of cards that her mother had given her and that she passed on to me. It was a gypsy tarot deck that I used to carry everywhere. ---->>>

I think magic, whether I'm holding my breath or shuffling a deck of cards, is pretty simple. It's practice, it's training, and it's - It's practice, it's training and experimenting, while pushing through the pain to be the best that I can be. ---->>>

It was just like a digital fixation with cards and math and science and then I started to look at images of great magicians from Houdini down the line. ---->>>

I'd always wanted to do these types of things - pieces of magic I could put out not as illusions, but really doing it. ---->>>

I'd like to bring magic back to the place it used to be 100 years ago. ---->>>

I have not had time to reflect on my own truths in many years. ---->>>

I think great whites are the most beautiful and perfect creatures I've ever seen. ---->>>

Well, I also love magic, which is, you know, different than showmanship. Magic's an art where you use slight of hand or illusion to create wonder. ---->>>

When I was about 19, I shot a tape of me doing magic just to people on the streets, and I would edit together all the reactions and I kept pushing this idea, and then ABC came on board and made my first show. ---->>>

I think that ,when you die, you go back to where you came from before you were born. So I don't think death is a bad thing. ---->>>

As a kid, I always was obsessed with Houdini. ---->>>

I've always liked artists like Chris Burden, who would take performances, put them in galleries, and then do things that were on the edge. ---->>>

If I asked you to stand in one spot for 35 hours or a certain length of time, you could do it. ---->>>

People haven't even begun to tap into the potential of what the mind is possible of doing. We only use a certain percentage of our brains. ---->>>

I do a lot of research on what people have done in the past. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 04-04, 1973
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
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Occupation: Entertainer

David Blaine (born David Blaine White; April 4, 1973) is an American magician, illusionist and endurance artist. He is best known for his high-profile feats of endurance, and has set and broken several world records. Penn Jillette called Blaine’s first television special, Street Magic, "the biggest breakthrough (in television magic) done in our lifetime" for changing the perspective of television viewers toward those seeing the trick live (wikipedia)